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NARAL’s Kate Michelman speaks out against “antichoice propaganda”

by | May 27, 2020

By Sarah Terzo

An interview with Kate Michelman, then president of the National Abortion Rights Action League (Now called NARAL Pro-Choice):

Q: What is your objection to requiring that women understand fetal development of the unborn child in order to make an informed decision regarding abortion?

A: The sole purpose behind anti-choice propaganda laws is to use misleading and deceptive information to dissuade women from having abortions. Such laws force doctors and counselors to repeat inside abortion clinics the harassing comments that “Operation Rescue” and other protesters scream at women outside the clinic. Such laws jeopardize women’s health and violate the doctor-patient relationship by interfere with the doctor’s ability to tailor medical counseling and care to each woman’s specific medical needs.”

The following picture was put out by the National Abortion Federation and handed out at abortion clinics. (The drawing is enlarged to show detail)

In reality, this is what a six-week-old embryo looks like:

Below is what a fetus at nine weeks looks like:

And this is what a 12 week old fetus looks like:

Here is the hand of a fetus at 12 weeks:

Verify the facts of fetal development at the Endowment for Human Development, a scientific site that is not affiliated with any religious or pro-life organization.

Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is reposted with permission.

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